The surname Eryell is a toponymic, derived from the name of the ancient territory of Oriel
. It was originally de Oirghilla in Irish, meaning "of Oriel."
Early Origins of the Eryell family
The surname Eryell was first found in the ancient territory of Oriel
. The Norman family who would bear this name settled in the eastern part of Oriel
, after the invasion, around modern day County Louth
. In the counties around Dublin
, the name has been on record since 1263. In the early 15th century, James Uriel was Chief Baron
of the Exchequer in Dublin.
Early History of the Eryell family
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Eryell Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Yourell, Uriel, Eurell, Irriel, Uriell, Eryell and many more.
Early Notables of the Eryell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eryell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Eliza Yourle, who arrived in New York in 1821; Thomas Yourell, who landed in New York in 1846; Mary Uriell, who immigrated to New York in 1848; Michael Urill and his family, who landed in New Orleans in 1850.